Category: Garden

Find Tomato Worms with Black Light

Tomato worms are a fact of life and growing tomato plants, unfortunately.  But they can be found and must be dealt with if you don’t want them to completely wipe out your plants and eat your tomatoes.  Tomato worms are…

Battle of the Weeds

When weeds can’t be eaten, they need to be controlled.  Whether your gardens are full of flowers or vegetables, weeds are something we all deal with every year if we don’t want our gardens overrun by them.  My vegetable garden is…

Rain Barrel

We recently made a rain barrel and wanted to share with you how we did it.  It can be a very low-cost project, and it didn’t take us very long.  Believe it or not, some areas do not allow rainwater…

Grow Light Shelf

A couple years ago, I made a large shelf to start my seedlings on.  After learning a thing or two about starting seeds this year, I modified the shelf to what you see below.  The entire unit is 4′ wide, 2′ deep,…

Seedling Pots from Newspaper (video)

Take a look at this simple, low-cost method for making your own seedling pots.  I made and used them for the first time this year, and they held up great!  No glue or tape is needed, and the paper is…